Valparaiso has a general population of 27,428 and an overall student population of 4,144. Approximately 4,065 of Valparaiso's students are enrolled in schools that offer psychology programs.
The largest psychology school in Valparaiso, by student population, is Valparaiso University. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Psychology program at Valparaiso University.
A total of 61 students graduated with credentials in psychology from psychology schools in Valparaiso in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $28,320 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a psychology program in Valparaiso. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,960 per year, on average, for room and board at Valparaiso-based psychology schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $31,160.
If you decide to work as a psychology professional in Valparaiso, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 psychology professionals in Indiana were working in the greater Valparaiso area. By the year 2018, the number of psychology professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Valparaiso. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for psychology professionals.